Cryptodude’s [Chestburster] Xenoball…

Cryptodude‘s Cryptoballz imprint returns with a second Alien-inspired design this week Size: 3.5″ Edition size: Open (TBC) Price: $100 (TBC) plus shipping Designed and sculpted by Chris based on cult sci-fi flick Alien, the Xenoball comes in at a similar size to the original Madballs, hand cast in foam/latex and sprayed/brushed in lifelike fleshy tones Currently availableContinue reading “Cryptodude’s [Chestburster] Xenoball…”

Cryptodude’s [Xenoball] Cryptoballz…

Cryptodude‘s Cryptoballz imprint returns with an Alien-inspired design this week Size: 3.5″ Edition size: Open (TBC) Price: $100 (TBC) plus shipping Designed and sculpted by Chris based on cult sci-fi flick Alien, the Xenoball comes in at a similar size to the original Madballs, hand cast in foam/latex and sprayed/brushed in lifelike silver and black tonesContinue reading “Cryptodude’s [Xenoball] Cryptoballz…”

Cryptodude’s [Ghoulball] Cryptoballz…

Chris Grondin aka Cryptodude launches his Cryptoballz imprint with a made-to-order Ghoulball Size: 3.5″ Edition size: Open (TBC) Price: $100 (TBC) plus shipping Designed and sculpted by Chris based on cult horror flick Ghoulies, the Ghoulball comes in at a similar size to the original Madballs, hand cast in foam/latex and sprayed/brushed in lifelike green,Continue reading “Cryptodude’s [Ghoulball] Cryptoballz…”

Blackdots’ official Madballs merch announced…

Jumping on the recent resurgence of classic gross-out toy line Madballs, sofubi producers Blackdots have revealed that they’ll be teaming up with license holders American Greetings for a whole host of official merchandise soon! Whilst specifics still remain close guarded, we’re told to expect a wide range of items, including both sofubi slot banks, andContinue reading “Blackdots’ official Madballs merch announced…”

EPSW x Cryptodude’s Vyle Lyle foam ball…

Up and coming lifestyle brand EPSW (Eat Pussy, Smoke Weed) are proud to announce the debut of their first ever toy, Vyle Lyle! Heavily inspired by cult gross-out toy line Madballs, the gruesome piece has been sculpted and produced by ball aficionado Cryptodude, coming cast in an authentic squishy foam, layered with latex and treatedContinue reading “EPSW x Cryptodude’s Vyle Lyle foam ball…”

Cryptodude x Tobacco’s Black Moth Super Rainbow foam ball…

Chris Grondin aka Cryptodude has teamed up with music collective Tobacco to transform the Black Moth Super Rainbow mascot into a fully fledged, Madballs-style toy! Designed and sculpted by Chris based on the bubble gum blowing rainbow (albeit with the artist’s signature “siamese face” twist), the approximately 3″ wide ball has been produced in a similarContinue reading “Cryptodude x Tobacco’s Black Moth Super Rainbow foam ball…”

Oriha Kat’s “Pizza Face” Killer Ball…

Japan-based toy artist Oriha Kat  has just revealed a follow-up to his first Killer Ball release “Da Ma Fukuwarain”, proudly presenting the super-gross “Pizza Face”! Once again inspired by cult 80’s toy line Madballs, the suitably “loose” looking sculpt measures in at an authentic 3″ wide (around the same size as a softball), coming hand castContinue reading “Oriha Kat’s “Pizza Face” Killer Ball…”

The return of Scumbags & Superstars’ “Slimey Siamese Stevey” Slimeballs…

Having previously only seen 2 extremely limited releases, the first figure from apparel brand Scumbags and Superstars‘ Slimeball series – “Slimey Siamese Stevey” – has made a welcome return in their store this week! Based on an original character design from longtime S&S collaborator Sexual Youkai, the suitably gross-looking ball had been hand sculpted by artist Chris Grondin atContinue reading “The return of Scumbags & Superstars’ “Slimey Siamese Stevey” Slimeballs…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “3-Eyed King Kong” Slimeball from Scumbags and Superstars…

With both “Melting Man” and “Slimy Siamese”selling out instantaneously, Scumbags and Superstars have once again called upon the talents of artist Chris Grondin aka Cryptodude for the release of yet another Slimeball… the 3-Eyed King Kong! Based on an original character design from S&S, the suitably gross-looking ball has once again been hand sculpted by Grondin at around 3″ wide,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “3-Eyed King Kong” Slimeball from Scumbags and Superstars…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Melting Man” Slimeball from Cryptodude x Scumbags and Superstars…

Originally releasing and instantly selling out at NYCC ’15 a couple of weeks back, the “Melting Man” Slimeball from Scumbags and Superstars will thankfully be seeing its first worldwide release later on today! Based on an original character design from longtime S&S collaborator Sexual Youkai, the suitably gross-looking ball has once again been hand sculpted byContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Melting Man” Slimeball from Cryptodude x Scumbags and Superstars…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The NYCC ’15 exclusive “Slimy Siamese” and “Melting Man” Slime Balls from Cryptodude x Scumbags and Superstars…

The guys over at Scumbags and Superstars are proud to reveal that they’ve teamed up with artist Chris Grondin aka Crptodude for a special “Slime Balls” release just in time for New York Comic Con ’15 next month! As well as a whole slew of the first ball – the “Slimy Siamese” – in aContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The NYCC ’15 exclusive “Slimy Siamese” and “Melting Man” Slime Balls from Cryptodude x Scumbags and Superstars…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Chris Grondin’s “Belial Ball” revealed…

Whilst we rather impatiently wait for the release of Chris Grondin‘s latest collaboration with Scumbags & Superstars – the “Melting Man” Slimeball – the king of gross-out foam balls is proud to reveal another figure that’ll more than fill the gap for the time being… the incredible Belial Ball! Inspired by cult horror flick BasketContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Chris Grondin’s “Belial Ball” revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Scumbags and Superstars’ “Melting Man” Slimeball revealed…

Fresh from the success of the “Slimey Siamese” release last month, the guys over at apparel brand Scumbags and Superstars are proud to present the second figure in their ongoing Slimeballs line, the Melting Man! Based on an original character design from longtime S&S collaborator Sexual Youkai, the suitably gross-looking ball has once again beenContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Scumbags and Superstars’ “Melting Man” Slimeball revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Multi-Face “Da Ma Fukuwarain” Killer Ball from Oriha Kat…

Japan-based toy artist Oriha Kat will be debuting several new toys at Wonderfestival Summer ’15 this weekend, but it was one in particular that caught our eye… the “Da Ma Fukuwarain” Killer Ball! Jumping on the current resurgence of Madball-style figures and gross-out toys, the hand sculpted ball features an authentic multi-faced design similar to Shigeru’s Nagball, comingContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Multi-Face “Da Ma Fukuwarain” Killer Ball from Oriha Kat…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Scumbags and Superstars’ “Slimey Siamese” Slimeball lottery…

Previously teased here just a couple of weeks back, the first figure from apparel brand Scumbags and Superstars‘ Slimeball series – the “Slimey Siamese” – is now finally up for grabs via e-mail lottery! Based on an original character design from longtime S&S collaborator Sexual Youkai, the suitably gross-looking ball had been hand sculpted by artist Chris Grondin atContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Scumbags and Superstars’ “Slimey Siamese” Slimeball lottery…”